Islamabad, Oct 24 (DPA) Pakistani police have rounded up more than a dozen people for questioning over last week's suicide bombings in the southern port city of Karachi, officials said Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 2:43:40 PM
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) India and Pakistan have displayed 'restraint and maturity' in not blaming each other for recent terrorist acts in their countries and have 'risen to the occasion' by agreeing to fight off the common enemy, an editorial in a leading Pakistani newspaper said Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 1:53:18 PM
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) A Chinese firm that was prevented by Beijing from supplying 300 railway bogies that Pakistan had contracted for has lost the Rs.30 million (about $50,000) guarantee money it had paid toward the Rs.1.6 billion contract after Islamabad forfeited the deposit.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 1:39:23 PM
Islamabad, Oct 23 (Xinhua) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Tuesday announced a legislative assembly's status to the Northern Areas Council with powers to present and pass the areas' annual budget.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 8:53:16 PM
Islamabad, Oct 23 (DPA) Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto has received threats of new suicide attacks from Islamic militants, days after two bomb attacks on her procession left 140 people dead, her lawyer said Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 7:33:21 PM
Islamabad, Oct 23 (Xinhua) Pakistan has put former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on the Exit Control List (ECL), banning her from leaving the country, according to Bhutto's spokesman Farhatullah Babar.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 1:08:59 PM
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Talks between aides of President Pervez Musharraf and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Benazir Bhutto on the composition of a caretaker government have been put on hold till the Supreme Court rules on Musharraf's eligibility to contest the presidential election.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 12:59:37 PM
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistan, which spends just Rs.360 per capita on health, squandered a whopping Rs.65 million on the overseas treatment of 18 bigwigs even though cures were available within the country at a fraction of the cost.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 12:47:59 PM
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Six militant groups in Pakistan's Mehmand Agency bordering Afghanistan have formed a new organisation, the Tehrik-e-Taliban, to fight for implementation of Islamic laws.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 11:17:33 AM
Karachi/Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) In urban centres in Pakistan, there is determination and excitement in the air that has little to do with the present political strife. The country's IT market is booming and it's a gold mine for many.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 9:59:07 AM
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